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... ...nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. is efficiently absorbed in small continuous amounts. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. >>> let's let the governor explain what you would do if obama care is repealed. how would you replace it? >> actually it's a lengthy description, but number one, preexisting conditions are covered under my plan. number two, young people are able to stay on their family plan. that's already offered in the private marketplace. you don't have the government mandate that for that to occur. but let's come back to the president and i agree on, which is the key task we have in health care is to get the cost down so it's more affordable for families. and then he has as a model for doing that a board of people at the government, an unelected board, appointed board, who are going to decide what kind of treatment you ought to have. in my
. it did strike a nerve. the bird was mentioned more times than taxes, medicare, and education, and also big bird, the woman who runs "sesame street" says don't worry about it. big bird and his tv friends aren't going anywhere no matter who is in the white house. >> the sesame workshop receives very, very little funding from pbs. we are able to raise our fding through philanthropic, through our licensed product, which goes back into the educational programming, through corporate underwriting and sponsorship, so quite frankly, you know, you can debate whether or not there should be funding to public broadcasting, but when they always start to call out big bird and we're going to kill big bird, that's misleading because sesame street will be here. >> big bird lives no matter what? >> big bird lives on. >> we're waiting to hear from the president live from the campaign trail out at denver. we'll bring that to you live. also, if you missed the debate last night, want to see the whole thing, we'll be airing the entire first presidential debate at 1:00 eastern right here on cnn. but because of
violence to keep girls from getting an education. it is here at razia jan opened her school to hundreds of young minds each and every day. >> in afghanistan, most of the girls have no voice. they are used as property of a family. the picture is very grim. my name is razia jan and i am a founder of a girls' school in afghanistan. when we opened the school in 2008, 90% of them could not write their name. today, 100% of them are educated. they can read, they can write. i lived in the u.s. for over 38 years, but i was really affected by 9/11. i really wanted to prove that muslims are not terrorists. i came back here in 2002. >> everybody. >> girls had been the most oppressed and i thought i have to do something. it was a struggle in the beginning. i would sit with these men and i would tell them, don't marry them when they're 14 years old. they want to learn. >> how do you write your father's name. after five years now, the men, they're proud of their girls. when they, themselves, can write their name. still, we have to take this with precautions. some people are so much against girls getti
extremists typically keep girls from getting an education. but one woman is braving that to help girls in kabul. and today, she is this week's cnn hero. >> in afghanistan, most of the girls have no voice. they are used as property of a family. the picture is very grim. i am the founder of a girl's school in afghanistan. when we opened the school in 2008, 90% of them could not write their name. today, 100% of them are educated. they can read and write. i lived in the u.s. for over 38 years, but i was really affected by 9/11. i really wanted to prove that muslims are not terrorists. i came back here in 2002. girls have been the most oppressed, and i thought i needed to do something. it was a struggle in the beginning. i sat with the men and said don't marry them when they're 14 years old. they want to learn. how do you write your father's name? after five yes, sars now, the m they are proud of their girls, when they themselves write their name. still, we have to proceed with caution. some people are so much against girls getting educated. we provide free education to over 350 girls. i th
education to health, personal relationships, and business, mobile technology is changing our world. cnn's our mobile society initiative is taking an in-depth look at these changes. for more go to cnn.com/rmobilesociety or visit the our mobile society section of the cnn mobile app. >>> well, the u.s. took a big lead into the final day of the ryder cup. did we hold on? we'll go live to illinois next. >>> you don't have to be in front of a television to watch cnn. you can stay connected, you can do it on your cell phone or you can do it from your computer at work. just go to cnn.com/tv. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! silverado! the most dependable, longest lasting, full-size pickups on the road. so, what do you think? [ engine revs ] i'll take it. [ male announcer ] it's chevy truck month. now during chevy truck month, get 0% ap
to do as well is educate people making a difference. we now have data on that specifically saying just how much of an impact does it make? take a look at this. spend a minute looking at the full screen. if people are provided exercise advice, look how the numbers change among the african-american. 54.7. lower than the white population. 57.8%. simply by getting some of the education on exercise, nutrition. you've asked about that in the past. we've talked about it. again, the number is lower. we know as well that that education makes a huge difference. >> i want to bring in as well a group of amazing women that i met. >> we're going to talk about this. >> this is my favorite segment. i met a group of enthusiastic women, and they are tackling the obesity problem. they are basically putting on their running shoes. they are putting it on the pavement. this is an organization that's called black girls run. we ran with them. >> reporter: whether you lead the pack or come in dead last, everyone is celebrated. >> it really is about friendship, sisterhood. we're not going to leave any woman beh
in the budget here. especially on education, but then you see the student protesters that are coming out. does he have a problem? people want more and more from him. >> yes. and for a man who -- i mean, i wouldn't say he went from hero to zero, but he was such a hero after the miners rescue, and now, of course, his ratings are languishing, although he can't stand for re-election in 18 months time. what happened, of course, is expectations. chile is just on the verge of reaching developed country status. it's a member of the oecd. it's got rising gdp per capita. all the economics, pieces of the jig saw are there. as you know, when people's expectations rise, when they're not fulfilled, that's when you get into trouble. >> it happens to the best. thank you, richtd. good to see you. >> we've all heard those jokes about cops, donut shops, but one police force actually taking the weight problem very seriously. either get fit or get fired. choe world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, thei
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are educated. they can read, they can write. i lived in the u.s. for over 38 years. but i was really affected by 9/11. i really wanted to prove that muslims are not terrorists. i came back here in 2002. girls have been the most oppressed. and i thought, i have to do something. it was a struggle in the beginning. i would sit with these men and i would tell them, don't marry them when they're 14 years old. they want to learn. how do you write your father's name? after five years now, the men, they're proud of their girls. when they themselves can write their name. still, we have to take these precautions. some people are so much against girls getting educated. we provide free education to over 350 girls. i think it's like a fire. it will grow. every year my hope becomes more -- i think i can see the future. >>> want to tell you about the acclaimed book "half the sky." it's inspired a new documentary profiling kristof in a special report for cnn. he sat down with these actresses to find out what they learned about the women holding up half the sky. gabrielle union tells us how a 15-year-old girl
, but he always said, you know, education, education is the key. he was never a politician, but he always said you have to raise your voice if you want to say something that's correct. it's wrong, this, that. it was very emotional going back. >> is there optimism there? you saw yourself. we see those pictures of you with the children, and you see yourself. do they believe they have a future because this country has just been torn for so many years when it comes to the civil war. >> yes. a lot of bloodshed took place. especially the young men. they really fought this war. it was 30%, 60%, 70%, almost 100% people went and voted for referendum that say something. that people had none, and they really want to start to rebuild. >> what is the biggest chamening, do you think for your people there, alek? >> oh, my goodness. i think the challenges right now is the growth, of course. the land itself is very flourishing, is very rich. the culture, the people. everything is incredible. i mean, i think the most challenging is the -- to be able to educate because 50%, 60% of the nation are the youth.
in education and health care and business services and retail. every state that is lighter in color where they are no longer losing jobs or, in some cases, gaining jobs. ohio, 7.2% unemployment now. that is better than the national average. the bureau of labor statistics says to make that happen, we, indeed, had to create a lot of jobs. how many? by their count? 4.4 million so far. but here is what is not mentioned much. 4.3 million were lost during the bad days. so the net gain is only about 125,000 and that falls short of the president's claim that he created 5 million jobs. it's just a little bit too much of a stretch. we have to call that claim false. even though many democrats will say in a heartbeat, look. he inherited a bad economy from george bush. many voters agree with that. nonetheless the numbers don't quite add up. what about mitt romney's claim about 23 million people unemployed? we need context and let me bring some tools up here to talk about this. median income in this country is about $51,000. here are categories we can look at. mid wage and low wage and high wage and wh
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of the debate, both candidates talked about the importance of education. we are america's biggest classroom. we touch children across the country in every home, whether you have books in your home or computer or not, almost everyone has a television set. so we are able to bring kids across the country, not just enjoyable programs but programs that help them prepare and get ready for school and math and science and literacy. the fact that we are in this debate, this is not about the bubt. it has to be about politics. >> so tell us how much money did big bird get from the government? >> well, actually, big bird doesn't get money from the government. in fact, the money that comes from the government into the corporation for public broadcasting doesn't come to pbs, it goes to our member stations. so that is actually what is at risk if, in fact, we are defunded because the money is going to stations across the country in aggregate our money is 15% of our budget. when you look at it station by station, some stations, particularly in rural parts of the country, they are a part of the federal budget is
where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. >>> kenya is leading the way in africa when it comes to being internet-savvy. just how connected are they? cnn's erol burnett came up with an experiment in the kenyan capital of nairobi. take a look. >> reporter: back in the year 2000 kenya had a mere 200,000 internet users in the country. by the close of 2011, though, that number had jumped to 10.5 million web users. as a result, kenya is now cited as one of the most plugged in countries on the african continent. here's the key question. how can you really te
on education says the recession's heavy toll on state budgets is also a factor. >> when the state reduces its support, the only other place to turn for most colleges in the public sector is to increase tuition. >> reporter: either way, students like jackie feel left out in the cold. >> a lot of people who don't have students college n college or don't have kids my age think, like, you're wealthy enough to go to college, or you get financial aid from the government. it's not that simple. >> reporter: christine romans, cnn, new york. >> now, a recent study by fidelity investments shows families are way behind their college savings goals. fewer than 1/3 of parents with college-bound children are even considering the total cost of college. and only 30% of all families are on track to cover that hefty cost. >>> he just won an emmy for his role on "two and a half men." so how acting along side ashton kutcher different from acting alongside charlie sheen? the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke with local color. the secure cloud just received a revised intro from the s
of color, people not educated. and so that debate will indeed continue. >> okay. i want to go to joe -- stay with me, if you will. i have a whole lot more questions for you. with each answer, it tends to make more questions, professor jackson. joey jackson just alluded to the politics of all of this. and with that in mind, i want to play a short sound bite that's been out there for quite a while of the pennsylvania speaker of the house. his name is mike tursi, talking about electoral tactics and strategies. he was almost ticking off on the list what voter i.d. would do for this race in the state of pennsylvania. and here are his words exactly. >> voter i.d., which is going to allow governor romney to win the state of pennsylvania. done. >> wait a second. not done as it turns out. but joe jackson, i want you to comment on the politics of it when you hear a sound bite like that. joe johns, i'm sorry, joe johns. yeah, comment on the politics of it. because that's strident stuff. >> no, i think you're absolutely right. and the question, of course, as the professor has stated, are they ac
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members to vote yes today on an agreement with chicago's board of education. union members are encouraged to approve raises of 17% over four years and merit pay reform and measures to ensure job security. results expected wednesday or thursday. >>> to the vatican where pope benedict's former butler is taking the stand and defending himself. he's charged with stealing expensive documents that embarrassed the vatican. those point to corruption and power struggles within the church. >>> the presidential candidates have been down playing their debate performances over the past couple of weeks. president obama said that preparing for the debate was quote a drag. in the meantime, mitt romney says it's not about who wins or loses, it's about who -- well, he didn't say anything about a game. but he said, we have serious issues at play here. both men have been practicing for the debate. joining me now, the political professor, jason johnson and republican strategist thank you so much. for some reason i'm a little off kilter now, but i'm fine. jason, you know, i'm just wondering about this pennsylv
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